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of india to the clubs of the u.k., the illicit trade in the drug -- we have a special report. fighters in misrata say they have made further advances against forces loyal to the libyan leader, colonel muammar gaddafi. >> we are a few kilometers behind the front line here. periodically we can hear the sound of rockets falling in the distance. the rebels said they started pushing back colonel gaddafi's forces from this position which they have held for the past two months. i have been talking to the man in charge of coordinating the rebels operations with nato. i asked what happens during the morning offense. >> the gaddafi forces are running so quickly and they have left their weapons and their ammunition. >> we have heard some complaints about a lack of action from nato from your side. how have they been acting over the past 24 hours? >> we need their support it. we are coordinating and we have planned a very well our offensive this time. >> thank you very much. >> we can hear those airplanes overhead which must be nato jets because of the no-fly zone. it is pretty much trench warfare
and women who agree to sterilization are being offered prizes, including cars. india is expected to have the largest population in the world by 2013. the mediterranean city state of monaco will witness the marriage of its ruling france friday. prince albert and his fiancee, a former south african olympic swimmer, will exchange bows and a civil ceremony. it is expected to cost around $80 million. people and morocco are voting today on a draft constitution for a -- proposed by king mohammed, two weeks after he outlined plans to increase the powers of the prime minister and parliament. critics say the vote has been called to quickly to allow proper debate. our report from morocco's capital. >> waving their flags, wearing traditional costumes and playing drums -- moroccans campaign for their upcoming referendum. supporters for the reform says the king has taken a great step towards a more open society. the king's reforms promise a stronger, more independent judicial branch, accountable government, and a focus on human rights and gender equality. >> as a moroccan, the new constitution is impo
." >> india's main commercial city has been hit by three coordinated bombings leaving at least 21 people dead and injuring more than 100. the blast is the worst attack since the attack by islamic extremists in 2008. indian officials blamed terrorists for the explosion. >> it was the evening rush hour when the bombs went off. three of them within a quarter of an hour. all of targeted were busy locations. people on their way home from work. one eyewitness said he sought two motorbikes explode in flames and the injured screaming for help. well over 100 people were wounded in what president obama condemned as an outrageous attack. many have lost limbs. >> the blast occurred at about 6:45 p.m. we infer that this was a quarter ended attack by terrorists. >> the first bomb went off at 6:54 at this bizarre. a minute later, the opera house district was attacked. then, a crowded neighborhood at 5 minutes after seven. this is the first major attack in mumbai since 2008, more than 160 people were killed in 60 hours of terror claimed the militants based in pakistan. these latest bombs have been described
popular recreational drug. much of it is being smuggled into the country from india. >> in delhi, everyone is looking to do a deal. it is manufactured in this country but you will not see it in the market. authorities have taken control because of concerns over the recreational use. it is illegal to openly sell in the country. there is a black market trade. that makes india one of the main sources of the drug. they advertise on the internet. they smuggled it out of india to sell around the world. canada, australia. i can show you recent numbers. >> they smuggle it out disguised as something else. he hands out the free sample of ketamine. in the u.k., the drug has become increasingly popular over the last decade. users find out the consequences of abuse. >> very sharp pains in my stomach that have had me screaming in agony. >> sure was popular and sociable. that is until she took ketamine. >> her best friends still use it. they loved her. they saw that she died. all i can say is please think carefully before you go on the path of destruction >> india may say it is cracking down, the former
the coordinated bomb blasts in india's financial capital. >> ifill: political editor david chalian takes us inside president obama's record- breaking 2012 money haul. >> woodruff: paul solman reports on an ohio company that guarantees its workers jobs even during a recession. >> a vast, century old lincoln electric in the heart of the rust belt, workers average $28 an hour and yet there hasn't been a layoff here in at least 70 years. >> ifill: and we check in on how the pentagon is repealing its "don't ask, don't tell" policy starting with the acceptance of gay recruits. that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> i mean, where would we be without small businesses? >> we need small businesses. >> they're the ones that help drive growth. >> like electricians, mechanics, carpenters. >> they strengthen our communities. >> every year, chevron spends billions with small businesses. that goes right to the heart of local communities, providing jobs, keeping people at work. they depend on us. >> the economy depends on them. >> and we depend on them
month what india takes in every year and still, it only grows two percentage points faster than india. in other words, if you think about the quality of chinese growth, it's not as impressive as it appears. it is massive investment, a huge number of airports, eight- lane highways, a high-speed rail that's being built and if you look at what you are getting out of it in terms of the return on investment it is not as impressive. the un just came out with a report indicating that china is going to have a demographic collapse over the next 25 years. it is going to lose 400 million people. there is no point in human history in which you have had a dominant power in the world that is also declining demographically. it simply doesn't happen. and if you want to look at what a country in demographic decline looks like, look at japan and ask yourself how powerful it is. even if china were the largest economy in the world, those numbers are all based on something called purchasing power parody, where china's gdp gets inflated because the cost of a haircut in beijing is less than the cost of one
morning, zain. you're following a few tragedies this morning. we've got a train crash in india as well. >> yes. i just want to show you this dramatic video, ali. i was looking at this. twisted wreckage. this is the scene in northern india. what happened was the plane basically jumped off the tracks. 46 people were killed. hundreds of people take trains like this in india all the time and there are about a hundred accidents like this a year. ali? >> zain, we'll keep an eye on that. >>> admiral mike mull season in china. what's going on there? >> these are interesting and pretty significant remarks. he gave a speech at the university there, ali, and he said this. china has arrived as a world power. that's a big deal because everyone in the u.s. said china is rising, china is rising, not quite there yet. he's definitively saying, it is. the focus of a lot of his trip is focused the south china sea. why? because of the territorial fight that goes on between china, philippines, brunei shah, taiwan. they all claim a piece of it because it has potentially huge reserves in oil and gas. why doe
, number one. number 100 and number 2,000, why the cricket match between england and india is heading for the history books. >> hello. an emergency summit ads eurozone leaders get underway in brussels shortly to try to resolve the debt crisis spreading across the zone. the most urgent need is to protect greece from defaulting on its debt, but the challenge is to strengthen the position of countries such as ireland and portugal and to avoid further contagion of this debt crisis to spain and italy. it's emerged that france and germany have agreed on the best steps ahead. from brussels, our europe correspondent chris morris reports. >> for the past year, whenever european leaders have met, there's been one issue at the top of the agenda again and again and again. trying to fix the euro. the survival of the single currency has now been called into question. there are increasingly urgent appeals to eurozone leaders to act decisively. >> they have said they will do what it takes to ensure the stability of the area. well, now is the time to make good on that promise. >> all eyes on the bigge
american support for the financial crisis. greece is working with the european union. she visits india tomorrow, and later indonesia, hong kong, and china. >>> recent bombings in mumbai fueled speculation she would cancel her trip to southeast asia. but she said the u.s. most show solidarity with india. >>> china is criticizing president obama today for his meeting with the dalai lama. he reiterated that the u.s. does not support independence for tibet. china accuses of dalai lama of being a separatist. earlier this year, he stepped down from his political role, and says he is now only the spiritual leader of the tibetens. >>> the country's biggest supermarket chain admits it sold beef from cattle that ate nuclear contaminated feed. the cattle ate straw from are radiation continues to leak from a nuclear plant damaged in the march earthquake and tsunami. the country says it sold the beef at 14 stores in tokyo. >>> california dairy farmers are losing money. production costs have negated some of those gains. in the past two years, california lost 250 independent dairies. many of them fam
. we had our reasons for abstaining. together with india, brazil, china, and russia -- the decision has now been made. we continue to stand by our resolve that germany will not send any combat troops as part of a military mission in libya. >> germany's preing for a seat on the security council, is that realistic? >> it isn't so much about germany or europe's wish for a permanent seat on the security council. reforming the united nations is primarily about adapting the architecture of the un to reality. the current makeup of the security council and of the united nations itself largely reflects the distribution of power and the political situation at the end of world wawar ii. the fact that latin america has no permanent representation on the security council, that africa has no permanent representative, that asia is so unr-represented, these things are no less significant than our offer as germans to take on more permanent responsibility on the security council.. >> the german foreign minister, thank you very m much r talking to us. that has been our "in depth." you can logon to our web
hard to diepen its size in the region and is encouraging countries like india to become more assertive. next local elections are taking place in parts of northern sri lanka on saturday. in some areas, it will be the sum -- the first such vote in nearly 30 years. although, parliamentary elections were held last year. it will come just two years after the end of the civil war between government forces and the tamil tiger separatists. joining me now from, but it is charles. these are the council elections, but even the president campaigned in one city this week. what is at stake for him? >> that is right. the big jet -- the big government juggernaut, if you like. he is responding to the intense wave of international criticism being directed at the country at the moment. the u.s. congressional committee is voting that aid will be cut off to sri lanka unless they show a move away from wartime atrocities. ofy're putting a lot resources into this. >> two opposition groups have claimed harassment by the ruling party, which it denies. it will these elections be free and fair? >> that is a big q
and is encouraging countries like india to become more assertive. >> a story that goes back to the second world war. >> the grave of adolf hitler's deputy rudolf hess has been exhumed. his remains have been cremated and his ashes will be scattered at sea. neo-nazi groups try to stage rallies there every year. >> a brown patch of ground is all the remains of the final resting place of one of the most notorious figures and not see germany. rudolf hess was buried in a small grave. >> we had to close the graveyard regularly about the anniversary of his birthday and there was major disturbances. there were marches by certain groups. the whole town was in turmoil. there was a huge police presence. >> this is what they want to avoid. groups of neo-nazis to send it -- descended and played homage to hit their posterity. this situation is now a relief to the people. >> we hope that they don't come back. >> rudolf hess was one of hitler's closest aides. he parachuted into scotland in an attempt at peace. after the war, he was imprisoned and killed himself in a berlin prison in 1987. since that time, he had pl
. we live in a worldwide economy. the competition is no longer down the block. it's china, india and places like that. just listening to the discussion this morning, listening to the different points of view, you expand the different points of view, put them in a polarized poisonous, toxic atmosphere, congress, and it's governing. we can't govern ourselves. is this country ungovernable? it's the question in our minds and the minds of a lot of young people. where are we going as a nation. they go to washington and behave like clowns. that's a huge, huge problem. >> mike's point is spot on. even pat is saying we have a different philosophy on governing. when obama was elected he made promises. after that, he said he would close guantanamo bay. then he saw the information. after the elections, democrats said we would not extend the bush tax cuts, we did it. with larger deal around don't ask don't tell. i think it's important for politicians and those elected to want to govern and be bigger than the moment. remember, peter asked the most important question at the beginning, the real
property bubble. they take in this foreign investment every month when india takes in every year and still it only grows two percentage points faster than india. if you think about the quality of chinese growth it's not as impressive as it appears. massive investment. a huge number of airports, high speed rail. if you look at what you're getting out have -- of it in terms of return on investment, not as impressive. china has a huge problem. the u.n. came out with a report that pointed out that china is going to have a demographic clams over the next years. it is going to lose 400 million. there is no point in human history in which you've had a dominant power in the world that is also declining demographically. simply doesn't happen. if you want to see what a country in decline looks like look at japan and ask yourself how powerful is it? china's g.d.p. gets inflated because the cost of a haircut in beijing is less than one in toronto. but g.d.p. depends on foreign aid and oil and international investments and aircraft carriers and for all of that you need real hard currency and that adjus
they captured the town in 1995. at least 67 people were killed in a train crash in northern india on sunday. police said more than 200 other passengers were injured when the train derailed. rescue he is worked through the night to reach people trapped in the wreckage. the united states' top military officer has expressed concerns thatter iter to the disputes in the south china sea could lead to an unexpected outbreak of violence in the region. admiral mike mullen is on a visit to china, which is embroiled in rowes with the philippines and vietnam about territory. the united states has suspended $800 million of military aid to pakistan. tensions were already high before the al qaeda leader osama bin laden was killed in a u.s. raid in an army raid. more recently, 100 military trainers have been expelled, and they threatened to shut down a c.i.a. base. our correspondent, aleem maqbool, is in islamabad, and earlier, i asked him how humiliating this is for pakistan given they need u.s. aid to help pay for security. >> we keep hearing leaks about various things that the american officials are acc
country in the world was india. kyra, 82% of women said they just did not have any time to relax. united kingdom at number 11 and the united states number 12. in this survey they made a distinction between emerging countries and developing countries. what they found out with something like india, for example, as well as the other developing countries, is that women had to juggle work, right? their careers, as well as busy home lives. but they also had to conform to very traditional expectations and traditional standards. so they found in developing countries women had the social infrastructure to allow them to juggle the social support to do but in developing countries not the case. the least stressed out country in the world is, can you guess, kyra? >> no. tell me where! bora bora? tahiti? >> yeah. i wish we could go there. it's actually sweden. are you moving there any time soon? >> i may be doing that now. you and i will be packing our bags. it's a beautiful place, that's for sure. >> it sure is. >> zain, who never stresses us out. thank you. >>> pennsylvania restaurant owner says the
, thank you. >>> shocking images from india this morning. a leopard pouncing, fangs bared, on to a man's back. the snarling feline mauled 11 people in a west bengal village sending forestry officials running for their lives. six people are recovering after their injuries after a terrifying standoff could police tranquilize the animal and it died soon after that. matt, savannah, they say in india the leopards are protected but they had a problem of encroaching more and more on villages looking for food. that's a big problem. >> thank, >> we are definitely dealing with the high heat and humidity all across the area today. opera 90's. with humidity, it could feel like 110. and that's your latest weather. matt? >>> al, thank you very much. hope is all but lost today at finding three hikers alive who were swept over a water fall at california's yosemite national park. nbc's george lewis is there. george, good morning to you. >>> good morning, matt. it was a traumatic experience for family members and friends watching the three victims slip into the waterfall and down to the rapids below. >>
this is lords of london, a very, very famous place. by coincidence the match between england and india is the 100th between two nations. there's an obsession with statisti statistics. cricket is often considered inp inpenetratable to outsiders. this guy is one of the greatest men to walk. from 2009 it was reported that he took home more than $8 million, not bad for a cricketer. and the dim mine youive indian could rewrite the record machlt he's targeting his 100th international century. that's 100 runs in a row and that's a big deal. now, the only problem that he might face, have you spotted it yet? it's this. the british weather. this was the scene yesterday. check out the clouds. now, it's his record at large we need to talk. it's notoriously poor. despite an average score of 57. at lords the average is -- there you go -- 21. if he kunlt achieve it in this historic match it's only a mat owner when, not if, he'll hit 100. you can tell i'm very excited about this. i'm a huge cricket fan. i will hopefully get a chance to watch it. >> i'll tell you what, manisha. better you than me. i'm
southeast of rochester. it was carrying passengers visiting from india. 35 were injured. the identities of the two killed have not been released. police say there is no evidence that excess speed, alcohol or driver fatigue had anything to do with this crash. >>> there are only two weeks to go before the government hits the debt ceiling. previously authorized by congress, there is no deal in place yet to prevent the government from hitting that limit. instead of round-the-clock negotiations, a series of votes is taking place this week in congress. some critics call the votes meaningless, since they are for plans that will not pass. yet the president says he's optimistic. steve handelsman has more. >> reporter: he still wants a big budget agreement to avoid default, and president obama today was upbeat. >> any progress? >> we're making progress. >> reporter: making progress. his treasury secretary agreed. >> absolutely. you know, despite what you hear, and this is a complicated place, washington, people are moving closer together. >> reporter: but to emphasize their differences with democ
by the u.s. census bureau. using its international database, it projects india to be the most populace nation by the year 2050. take a look at this. they are expecting that india will have 1.6 billion people by 2050, that would make china number two, by the way. i'll show you what china is expected to look like. china would be number two, would be holding steady with about 1.3 billion people. where would the u.s. be? the united states, let me show you that, the united states would grow to about 423 million people by 2050. one of the biggest gains will be number four, this one i'm sure is going to surprise you, nigeria, likely to be the fourth most pew pew his country with 402 million people. look at ethiopia, caught my attention, will be, give that to you, will grow to about 278 million people. putting it into the top ten for the first time. now, those are gainers. let's look at losers. biggest loser, russia would drop from number nine right now to number 16, declining birth rates in that country, relatively low life expectancies to blame. it's just 62 years, by the way, life expectanc
train crash in india. at least 67 people were killed and more than 100 hurt. many more bodies are believed to be trapped under the twisted wreckage. the 12 passenger cars derailed in northern india. no official word on a cause but reports say the driver may have slammed on the train's emergency brakes to avoid hitting cattle on the tracks. >> a deadly roller coaster ride may lead to new legislation over theme park safety. investigators are looking at why an iraq war vet who lost both of his legs to a roadside bomb was allowed on a 200 foot ride that led to his death. sergeant james hackermer was thrown from the ride of steel at the darren lakes theme park in new york. now one lawmaker is introducing legislation for more federal authority over theme park safety. there were no rules saying that people who did not have legs could ride that ride. but his family is not blaming the park. >> horrible. under arrest for allegedly trashing the theater where late night host david letterman tapes his show. look at the damage this idiot did to the ed sullivan theater in new york. glass do
enough. it's one that has a lot of acceptance in a lot of the world which china, india, brazil, and south africa accept make it work. >> rose: in your opinion china, >> >> yes. >> rose: you came away with what sense of their ambition? >> well, this is clearly a country with an enormous national will to... >> rose: solve internal problems? >> to develop, to become wealthy and powerful and to overcome what they see as a century and a half of national humiliation at the hands of the west. that's a huge drive. how it does that i think this is a country which sees many options and could go several different ways. i mean, the one thing almost everyone you speak in china agrees on the it's not going to have the same system in 20 year's time that it has today. whereas in the united states you think you have basically the same system that you've had for a few centuries and more. >> i think ai wei wei had said this. that you do not expect reform to comele from the generation that's now takingower that replaces hu jintao and wen jiabao but you expect genuine reform to come from the next generation,
as opped to fundamentals. the emerging markets, developing markets, gynea-- china, brazil, india all have better growth prospects in terms of a rather underdeveloped consumer sector and the ability to grow from that standpoint versus the developed markets. in addition they have trillions of dollars worth of reserves whereas the developed countries are in hawk to those nations so from those standpoints the developing countries are in much better shape going forward over the next five to ten years as opposed to the developed. >> gillian? >> onef the most interesting things that moodies said this week when it gave warning that it might downgrade the u.s. debt fm aaa was that it was leaving the ratings of companies, large american companies unchanged. and essentially the underlying, somethg you are already seeing in market prices where in the markets right now the risk attacks to sereign debt is actually higher than some of the big, solid american companies or similar patent in europe as well. and that's very unusual. but essentially what moodies was saying and what you are seeing in the mark
are closing in the eradication of older. and he pointed out there are four countries, nigeria, india, pakistan and afghanistan, and the last year for which there is data, of course 2010. and he says it has decreased in nigeria, india and afghanistan, and afghanistan it. they have -- [inaudible] but it increased from 60 some the 144 from 2005-2010. he didn't give reasons our hypotheses why this might be so. let it seems to indicate that there are parts of the country that just are too restless or not under the control of the vaccinations. do you have some insight on that? >> those are absolute numbers. 167, again, besides the population has to be borne in mind. of the four countries you mention, the fastest population growth has been pakistan. and so, therefore, we have more infants that require the polio vaccination. we have a national program for polio eradication. when prime minister took over in 1993, for the second term, it was one of our first priorities and we got it down instantly. right now in the last or years or so, the numbers have spiked a little bit. and they have primarily been i
%. this inequality thrives. the nation does not reflect the population. india and china may be quickly developing, but how many millions of people live in poverty rob big business profits. in the united states tax cuts were given to the richest 2 percent of the country at a time when the government needed nothing more than tax revenue in order to support programs that benefit the economically disadvantaged. class division is an important topic of the economic problems. companies like for the cheapest labor that they can get wherever they can get it. april poor working conditions, long hours, and limited or no benefit. look at american companies. yin's in most industries if there is a union at all of losing power, securing effort -- your improvements to workers' conditions and pay. in some companies illegal immigrants make up much of the workforce, ensuring even less bargaining power for those employees. the biggest tactic used by american and other internationally based companies today is to shift production overseas to less developed and less regulated countries with the bigger workforce such as
in new world. it is obvious a lot of cheap products come from abroad whether it is china or india or other places with low-cost labor. the focus on the u.s., it is widely agreed it needs to be on producing skilled workers who need to be able to beat out from around the world. on the repatriation tax holiday issue, the u.s. companies that have expanded overseas now have a lot of money in their overseas accounts. they have made the case to have a tax holiday to bring it back to the u.s. and invest the in u.s. jobs. it is gaining some traction as an idea. one concern is that u.s. companies have quite a bit of cash on their balance sheets at home. they are not using got to go out and create new jobs as much as they could. part of it is they do not see the demand. consumers are not spending as much as they would need to support something like that. there's a lot of cash and use right now. host: what is the rate they are taxed at? guest: the highest tax rates are around 35%. there is discussion of bringing them closer to 25%. the problem is tax rates are spread out so broadly among diff
for. sending jobs to china and india. job say let's protect creators, but there are no jobs. they just keep selling us out and selling us out. host: there is of the work on twitter -- a couple of stories talking about the financial implications of what's going on right now in washington. and a similar story -- let's hear from virginia beach on our independent line, don. caller: good morning. i would like to speak on the last gentleman's comments. i don't understand why people just don't see a the whole system is broken. our political system is broken. all of these congressmen, democrats and republicans, have too many special interests. the lobbyists are the problem. host: you are echoing comments made by -- caller: they talk about our political system in this country as a sham. host: i think we lost him. let's go to a democratic caller in new hampshire, ron. our focus is the balanced budget amendment. is it necessary? caller: i don't believe it is. a matter what kind of numbers you put up there, if we need the money, we're going to print some more. to echo the last couple previous call
. india is adding 18 million cellphones a month. they are now part of this flat world. i have spent a lot of time following the middle east. we have connected detroit and damascus. now we have connected detroit, damascus, and dara. it is a dusty desert town on the syrian-jordanian border where the revolution began. syria has banned every international news organization. bbc, cnn, fox, "new york times," and al jazeera. yet every night, you have been seeing news footage coming out of dra. if you look at the bottom of your screen, it says is from smn. sham news network. sham is arabic for syria. i would bet the governors in their wallets right now have enough money in their wallets to start sham news network. they have been pumping out video and flip camera footage from dara through sham news network. that is half what the world has become. on october 30, 2010, an indian newspaper ran a small item. i happened to be there at a time. it caught my eye. it said a communications firm had just started had3g service at the summit of mount everest. it will allow thousands of climbers to access highs
connecting boston, bangalore, and another city. india is adding 18 million cellphones a month. they are now part of this flat world. i have spent a lot of time following the middle east. we have connected detroit and damascus. now we have connected detroit, damascus, and dara. it is a dusty desert town on the syrian-jordanian border where the revolution began. syria has banned every international news organization. bbc, cnn, fox, "new york times," and al jazeera. yet every night, you have been seeing news footage coming out of dra. if you look at the bottom of your screen, it says is from smn. sham news network. sham is arabic for syria. i would bet the governors in their wallets right now have enough money in their wallets to start sham news network. they have been pumping out video and flip camera footage from dara through sham news network. that is half what the world has become. on october 30, 2010, an indian newspaper ran a small item. i happened to be there at a time. it caught my eye. it said a communications firm had just started had3g service at the summit of mount everest. it will
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